“The Middle Fork is an area treasure, valued by tens of thousands of people for its natural beauty, biological diversity, and water-based recreation”, said Kanter. All of this could be destroyed in a matter of minutes by a coal ash catastrophe.
As my elected representative, I ask that you make every effort to assure that Dynegy takes full responsibility for cleaning up its waste and does not leave a problem behind for others to address.
Ask Vermilion County officials to take action to protect the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River and surrounding groundwater from toxic coal ash pollution.
What is Coal Ash Illinois Ranks First Protect Illinois SUBMIT A COMMENT Tell the IEPA to Protect-The-Fork.org Protect Illinois from Coal Ash Pollution Every year an additional 140 million tons of coal ash are generated by coal-burning power plants – enough to fill a train stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole. Illinois […]